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    bookbear expressAva6/1/215 min
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    bookbear express
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    • deephdave
      Top reader of all timeReading streakScout
      2 weeks ago

      If you have too many preconditions, you end up with a million excuses separating you from the thing you actually want to do. You never leave your job and you stay in your terrible relationship and you never start learning the thing you want to learn. You never start writing because you’re fixated on trying to buy the perfect pen and the perfect desk.

    • DellwoodBarker
      Top reader this weekReading streakScribe
      2 weeks ago

      Guilty Here.

      He said that most of these people get fixated on over-optimizing the conditions they’re working in (do they have the perfect office setup? Do they have enough free time? Do they have the right idea?) and end up never writing at all because they keep blaming their environment. Which, of course, is a great illustration of that William Feather line about how people who “delay action until all factors are favorable do nothing.”

    • chrissetiana
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      2 weeks ago

      people who “delay action until all factors are favorable do nothing.”